Chapter 8. XForms Events

Introduction

We conclude our description of the XForms architecture and its inner workings with a description of the events and event flow that define the XForms processing model. The normative definition of this processing model is given in the XForms Processing Model (XPM[1]); that description has been written explicitly with implementors in mind to ensure interoperability.

The purpose of this chapter is to give a gentle introduction to the XForms processing model with a view to helping authors understand how they can leverage the XForms functionality in their own Web applications. To this end, we will cover only those aspects of the processing model that are most likely to be accessed by Web authors and point the XForms ...

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